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Core Stability

What is Core Stability? Core stability is the ability to control the position of the trunk and pelvis through movement. By utilising the stabilising muscles of the trunk and pelvis you are able to maintain good trunk and pelvic position to then allow the large global muscle to contract efficiently and effectively to complete the

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Osteoporosis

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become fragile and brittle, leading to a higher risk of fractures (breaks or cracks) than in normal bone. Osteoporosis occurs when bones lose minerals, such as calcium, more quickly than the body can replace them, leading to a loss of bone thickness (bone mass

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Integrated Health Narre Warren Relocation and Open Day

Integrated Health Narre Warren is relocating to the Casey Corporate Centre Come and help us celebrate on Saturday 24th March 9am-1pm at our open day and receive * Free pilates classes every hour * Free physiotherapy treatments * Free breakfast * Get advice from myotherapists, naturopaths and other health professionals * Raffle prize and more!

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Rotator Cuff Injury and Treatment Options

Rotator Cuff Injuries The rotator cuff comprises four muscles (and their respective tendons) that help to stabilise the shoulder and assist in its movement. These muscles are the supraspinatus, infraspinatus and teres minor and major. The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint and can be injured as a result of overuse, wear and

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Movember at Integrated Health

Movember is responsible for men around Australia and the world growing their Mo’s (or attempting to) in support of prostate cancer and depression in men. For a number of years, Integrated Health have been collecting donations during November for this great cause. Come in and support the Integrated Health team during Movember, if you are

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Ankle Sprain

What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is the injury to the ligaments of the ankle. It is very common, especially in the sporting population. It often happens during activities that involve rapid changes in direction, running on uneven surfaces, jumping and landing awkwardly or even on another person’s foot. The lateral ligaments (outside of

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Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a common condition within the community. Symptoms of persistent joint stiffness, swelling and pain are the typical signs of an arthritic joint. Common sites of arthritis are the hands, feet, hips and knees, with the spine also commonly affected. Arthritis usually affects the group 50 years and over, with a

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ACL Injury

What is an ACL injury? The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of four ligaments that are responsible for providing stability at the knee joint. An injury to this ligament can vary from a small tear to a complete tear. It is a relative common injury in sports but can also occur in motor vehicle

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